Twitter removes Trump’s video featuring music from The Dark Knight for copyright infringement

Twitter late Tuesday evening removed a video tweeted out by President Donald Trump’s official account because it contained music from Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Dark Knight Rises, the final film in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. According to both The Hill BuzzFeed News, the producers of the short clip did not acquire the license to use the song, resulting in Warner Bros. filing a copyright claim. Twitter then removed the video hours later for violating its policies around copyrighted material.

The video, a bizarre bit of promotional material some speculate is designed to whip up hype for Trump’s 2020 reelection bid, features an altered quote, widely misattributed to Mahatma Ghandi, starting with, “First they ignore you. Then they…

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